Sidse Babett Knudsen

Danish Actress Sidse Babett Knudsen

Career Timeline

Sidse Babett Knudsen (born 22 November 1968) is a Danish actress who works in theatre, television, and film. Knudsen made her screen debut in the 1997 improvisational comedy Let's Get Lost, for which she received both the Robert and Bodil awards for Best Actress.

Following the critical success of her debut, Knudsen has been considered one of the top Danish actresses of her generation. In 2000, she again won both best actress awards for the comedy romance Den Eneste Ene (English title: The One and Only). In 2016, she won the César Award for Best Supporting Actress for the film Courted (L'Hermine). Knudsen has also received award nominations for her roles in Monas Verden (Mona's World) and Efter brylluppet (After the Wedding).

Knudsen achieved international recognition for her leading role as fictional Danish Prime Minister Birgitte Nyborg in the Danish TV series Borgen.

Birth Date
Age 50
Copenhagen - Denmark
  • Actor
Film Industry

Top Movies


Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 The Exception Denmark Anne-Lise Actor 0.00
2019 Wildland Denmark Bodil Actor 0.00
2018 In Fabric United Kingdom Jill Actor 0.00
2016 150 Milligrams France Irène Frachon Actor 0.00
2015 Courted France Ditte Lorensen-Coteret Actor 0.00
2006 After the Wedding Denmark, Sweden Helene Actor 0.00
1999 Mifune Denmark, Sweden Bibi Actor 0.00

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